Definition of Pasture brake
1. Noun. Large coarse fern often several feet high; essentially weed ferns; cosmopolitan.
Generic synonyms: Fern
Group relationships: Genus Pteridium, Pteridium
Derivative terms: Braky
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pasture Brake
Literary usage of Pasture brake
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1. The New England Farmer by Samuel W. Cole (1854)
"Inquiry by TJLEONARD, Weston, Vt. How shall I destroy the common pasture brake?" Well, we don't know—it is a hard subject to deal with. ..."
2. British Farmer's Magazine (1851)
"... could be more judiciously applied to the purchase of more bulky and lasting manure than to increase the grass overthe usual pasture brake of the farm. ..."